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Truly collaborative group work is complex and messy, so we have a few tips and tools to get students working interdependently.
A strategy teachers can use to turn parents into partners when discussing difficult situations involving their kids.
Giving students several seconds to think after asking a question—and up to two minutes for some questions—improves their learning.
Six tips for using the powerful discussion model with students who are still acquiring the target language.
Math trails help students explore, discover, enjoy, and celebrate math concepts and problems in real-world contexts.
An instructional coach shares how she and a fellow teacher embedded literacy lessons in his computer science class.
A simple, low-stress strategy that helps students engage with, understand, and remember what they read.
Activities that foster gratefulness have benefits for students beyond enhancing their social and emotional skills.
Audience response systems are a quick, engaging way to pause a lecture and see how well students are understanding the material.
Tips for hosting a Twitter chat with your students—a handy tool for enhancing digital literacy and engaging introverts.
Teaching literacy and math at once helps make the most of class time while deepening young students’ understanding in both subjects.
Six realistic, low-stress steps you can take to improve your teaching in the hectic early years of your career.
Assessing student work as a photo album—not as a single snapshot—may provide a richer sense of what students have learned.
An argument for using badges in makerspaces to recognize the skills students gain outside the traditional curriculum.
Take a well-deserved break and enjoy our picks for the best recent parody videos for educators and their students.
Lessons gathered from experience with using Minecraft and other games to boost engagement and meet learning objectives.
By seeing students as more than their grades, we can enable them to reach their potential.
Special education teachers have valuable insights to share with their peers about patience, empathy, working with parents, and more.
How one middle school teacher guides his students to managing their project-based learning groups like pros.
A simple activity can reduce friction in a classroom by guiding students to focus on each other’s strengths.
Twelve studies that educators should know about, on everything from the benefits of mentors to the most effective studying strategies.
A creative way to give students a choice in what they read and differentiate instruction to help them grow as readers.